BUYERS: FLORIDA FREEZE MAY KEEP PRODUCE PRICES HIGH

Prices on vegetables affected by the recent Florida freeze are expected to remain high, in some cases even doubled, in supermarkets for at least the next several weeks.That is what produce marketers and buyers told SN they are hearing. Those expectations are supported by the latest reports from the Florida Department of Agriculture, based in Tallahassee.Terrence McElroy, spokesman for the department,

Prices on vegetables affected by the recent Florida freeze are expected to remain high, in some cases even doubled, in supermarkets for at least the next several weeks.

That is what produce marketers and buyers told SN they are hearing. Those expectations are supported by the latest reports from the Florida Department of Agriculture, based in Tallahassee.

Terrence McElroy, spokesman for the department, said he thought growers would be able to recover from the damage, which wou

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